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Libro di mascalcia

Libro di mascalcia

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Creator: Ruffo, Giordano
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Date: 14th century.
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Description:
Script: copied by one hand in Southern Gothica Textualis Libraria/Formata (Rotunda).
On folio 1recto there is a 17-line historiated initial, showing the author presenting his work to Emperor Frederick II on horseback. The initial has been erased and the scene is hardly recognizable.
Binding: 16th century light brown leather over wooden boards, both covers blind-tooled with a double frame of multiple fillets, the inner frame divided by two diagonals. Small engraved bronze bosses at the four corners of the inner frames. Remnants of two clasps attached to the front board, with decorated brass catches on the rear board. Rebacked.
Abstract:
Manuscript on goat parchment of Giordano Ruffo di Calabria's De medicina equorum (Mascalcia) in Sicilian dialect.
Physical Description:
ff. 31; parchment; 295 x 215 mm.
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Object ID: 11007496
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